From the edge of elimination to the brink of history. LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have pushed the NBA Finals to their limit. Game 7 is necessary. James scores 41 points, and the Cavs beat the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101.
DeMarcus Cousins, who has lost about 20 pounds since the end of the season, appears ready to lead Team USA to a gold medal in Rio de Janeiro and end the Kings’ 10-year playoff drought.
Matt Duffy had 11 hits in 30 at-bats during the Giants’ eight-game homestand, raising his average at AT&T Park this season to .356, the third-highest home average in the National League among players with at least 100 at-bats. His road average? A paltry .130.
Max Muncy leads off the ninth inning with the A’s first hit of the game against Colby Lewis, who finishes off host Oakland to give the Rangers a 5-1 victory.
Although he recently graduated, Montel Aaron has one last bit of business to tend to in Antelope Titans colors. He will quarterback the North on Saturday in the 59th Optimist All-Star Football Classic at Jesuit.
What Chris Malenab thought might be a one-time gig developed into an unlikely career as a video coordinator with Republic FC for the former Christian Brothers High School goalkeeper and youth soccer coach.
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